Obama gives Americans one last slap in the face before heading to vacation

Richard Berkow
BizPac Review
8/9/2014

Before jetting off for two weeks’ vacation, President Obama laid the blame for the Iraq crisis at the doorstep of the Bush administration.

At a brief press conference Saturday on the White House lawn, Obama scoffed at the notion that he might regret not having left a residual American force in Iraq.

“Under the previous administration, we had turned over the country to a sovereign democratic Iraqi government,” Obama said. “In order for us to leave troops in Iraq, we needed the invitation of the Iraqi government, … and the Iraqi government, based on its political considerations, in part because Iraqis were tired of a U.S. occupation, declined to provide us those assurances.”

Calling it “bogus and wrong” to override the wishes of a sovereign government, Obama failed to take responsibility for his failed leadership, infuriating a host of listeners, including conservative commentator Laura Ingraham.  Twitchy compiled multiple tweets on the topic, including these…

 

 

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